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"Abu Zahra, Muhammad." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. , edited by John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online, http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e41 (accessed Aug 8, 2020).

Abu Zahra, Muhammad

(d. 1974 )

Conservative Egyptian public intellectual, scholar of Islamic law, and author. Educated at the Ahmadi Madrasa, the Madrasa al-Qada al-Shari, and the Dar al-Ulum, he taught at al-Azhar's faculty of theology and later, as professor of Islamic law, at Cairo University. He also served as a member of al-Azhar's Academy of Islamic Research. His more than forty books include biographies of Abu Hanifah , Malik , Shafii , Ibn Hanbal , Zayd ibn Ali , Jafar al-Sadiq , Ibn Hazm , and Ibn Taymiyyah , as well as works on personal status, pious endowments (waqf), property, and crime and punishment in Islamic law.

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